March 30 • A report of fraud was taken on Hospital Road. • Petty theft reports were taken at the Mariposa County Park and McNally Road. • A burglary reported from Usona Road resulted in an arrest. • A domestic dispute occurred on Oak Grove School Road. March 31 • A vandalism report received from Granite Springs Road resulted in […]

Paddle from the Sierra to the sea

Paddle to the Sea is the Tuolumne River Trust’s annual paddle-a-thon to protect the Tuolumne River and raise awareness for river stewardship. This May and June, individuals and teams can sign up for a one-day paddle on the Tuolumne or American River, or go the distance from the Sierra to the sea. The event is open to the public on […]

Reprinted from January 24, 1920

L.L. Hart, one of the most prosperous farmers and stockraisers in the Bootjack area is the latest owner of a Fordson tractor. It was purchased through the Lounsbury & Shaffer company of Merced. … An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please enter your username and password below. Not a subscriber? Please click […]

Mountain Crisis marks awareness with ‘Denim Day’

April is Sexual Assault Awareness month, and everyone is encouraged to wear denim on Wednesday, April 29. Mountain Crisis Services has also prepared a sticker to let people show support for the organization’s community awareness effort. People can also wear jeans or other denim clothing to show they stand against stereotypes that can allow some assaults to go unpunished. Denim […]

Dinner nourishes Ewing Wing

Tri-tip is on April 25 plates

The annual Four Seasons benefit dinner for the Ewing Wing at John C. Fremont Hospital will be held on Saturday, April 25. The dinner will take place at the Senior Activity Center, 5246 Spriggs Lane. Doors open at 5 p.m. for table judging and dinner will be served at 6 p.m. The meal will be either tri-tip or a vegetarian […]

Concert will feature music from Disney

MCHS chorus will sing on April 30

The Mariposa County High School advanced chorus will present a choir concert featuring music from the Disney Anthology on Thursday, April 30 at 7 p.m. in the Richard D. Fiester Auditorium at the school. The choir will perform songs from “The Little Mermaid,” “The Lion King,” “Beauty and the Beast,” and many others. Tickets may be purchased from choir members […]


Community members from multiple congregations attended an interfaith Good Friday service at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church on April 3. Participating clergy included (from left, to right of door) Kurt Frank, interim pastor at Chowchilla Lutheran Church, Fr. Steve Bulfer of St. Joseph’s, Ginger Foster of Mariposa United Methodist Church and Ginny Bishop of Mariposa Lutheran Church…. An online subscription is […]

Rock hounds meet at state mining museum

The Mariposa Gem & Mineral Club meets at 4 p.m. at the California State Mining and Mineral Museum at the county fairgrounds. Visitors are welcome. Information: 742-7625. … An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please enter your username and password below. Not a subscriber? Please click here to order a subscription. Existing print […]

Reprinted from February 11, 1922

Owing to the large number of lions appearing in the section of the country about Kinsley during the recent snow storms, State Lion Hunter Bruce, in company of several other hunters of note were in that section several days the past week hunting the beasts. Up until the present time we have not learned of any kills. … An online […]

Garden club meets on April 16

Marina Fisher will be speaker

The Butterfly Garden Club of Mariposa will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, April 16 at 1 p.m. at the Senior Activity Center in Mariposa. The guest speaker will be Marina Fisher, manager of the Mariposa Farmer’s Market. She will discuss the market in general, along with booths and changes in fees. She will also talk about changes in […]